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  1. Melinta Therapeutics (Formerly known as Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | BioSpace

    Melinta Therapeutics today announced results from in vitro studies that highlight the potential of delafloxacin , an investigational fluoroquinolone, to target Neisseria gonorrhoeae , the causative organism of gonorrhea . N gonorrhoeae has developed resistance to all classes of antimicrobials previously recommended for treatment of gonorrhea, leaving only one cephalosporin, ceftriaxone, as a recommended first-line treatment.

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  2. Global analysis of neutrophil responses to Neisseria gonorrhoeae...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Medical News Today

    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. These bacteria have re-emerged as a public health priority due to its acquisition of resistance to multiple antibiotics , leading to fears of untreatable infection.

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  3. Cempra Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Patients With Uncomplicated Gonorrhea InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Drugs.com

    Cempra, Inc., today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial, called Solitaire-U, of a single 1000 mg dose of oral solithromycin in patients with uncomplicated Neisseria gonorrhea and chlamydia infections.

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  4. Alarms raised again on drug-resistant gonorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Washington Times

    Public health officials are sounding the alarm - again - about the looming problem of drug-resistant gonorrhea in the wake of a Swedish study about four cases that didn't immediately respond to treatment.

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  5. Untreatable' cases of gonorrhea detectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... trusted to combat it. Monday, the British newspaper The Independent revealed a newly-resistant strain of gonorrhea was detected in a tourist from central Europe who picked it up in Sydney, Australia. The paper quoted the president of the New Zealand ...

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  6. Cempra Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Trial In Patients With Uncomplicated Gonorrhea InfectionRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | BioSpace

    Cempra, Inc., today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial, called Solitaire-U, of a single 1000 mg dose of oral solithromycin in patients with uncomplicated Neisseria gonorrhea and chlamydia infections.

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  7. Oregon district halts condom giveaway to 6th graders amid community uproarRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... board meeting,' StatesmanJournal.com reports. Good thing Big Pharma finally came out w/ a nasal spray to treat gonorrhea of the nasal passages- - rampant in PP clinics. I'll never forget in Jr. High the kid who brought a condom to a during-school ...

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  8. Does Abstinence Education Violate Human Rights? Teen Forces School To Dump Christian Sex EdRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Free Republic

    A teen in Alberta, Canada, was forced to sit through a sex education class taught by a Christian group, a class that she says advocated abstinence and included such teachings as 'condoms don't work' and 'gonorrhea can kill you in three days,' among other examples of flagrant misinformation.

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  9. Gonorrhea Runs Amok in Northern Idaho, Spokane AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    The symptoms of gonorrhea include vaginal discharge, and pain during sex and urination.

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  10. Last-Resort Antibiotics In Jeopardy As Use Rises GloballyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | GPB.org

    ... Staphylococcus aureus ), which causes deadly skin infections. But there's also a superbug version of gonorrhea , and a vicious gut pathogen, called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae , or CRE, which may kill up to 50 percent of people it ...

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  11. Last-Resort Antibiotics In Jeopardy As Use Rises GloballyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | GPB.org

    ... Staphylococcus aureus ), which causes deadly skin infections. But there's also a superbug version of gonorrhea , and a vicious gut pathogen, called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae , or CRE, which may kill up to 50 percent of people it ...

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  12. Untreatable - 10 dangerous antibiotic-resistant infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... who contract bloodstream infections from CRE bacteria die from the infection. This type of bacteria causes gonorrhea, an STD that results in discharge and inflammation of the urethra, cervix, pharynx or rectum. It is now showing resistance to the ...

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  13. Untreatable - 10 dangerous antibiotic-resistant infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... who contract bloodstream infections from CRE bacteria die from the infection. This type of bacteria causes gonorrhea, an STD that results in discharge and inflammation of the urethra, cervix, pharynx or rectum. It is now showing resistance to the ...

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  14. Dramatic Drop in Antibiotic-Resistant GonorrheaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | POZ

    Rates of drug-resistant gonorrhea, once on the rise, have fallen significantly in the United States over the past few years, aidsmap reports.

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  15. Neisseria gonorrhoeae Strain with Reduced Susceptibilities to Extended-Spectrum CephalosporinsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... gonorrhoeae infections are the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States ( 1 ). Gonorrhea typically presents as urethritis in men and cervicitis in women but when left untreated can result in severe sequelae, such as ...

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  16. STD Prevention Conference: Drug-resistant Gonorrhea Rates Plummet in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | HIV and Hepatitis

    Preliminary results announced at the U.S. 2014 STD Prevention Conference last week in Atlanta have shown that the proportion of cases of gonorrhea that are drug-resistant has fallen since 2011, with a sharp decline between 2012 and 2013.

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  17. IUDs don't cause pelvic inflammatory disease in women, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2012 | Science Daily

    The risk of developing pelvic inflammatory disease following insertion of an intrauterine device is very low, whether or not women have been screened beforehand for gonorrhea and chlamydia, according to a study of nearly 60,000 women.

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  18. Across the Globe, Getting Antibiotics is Barely Harder Than Buying PepsiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    ... urban strip lined with massage joints and 7-Elevens. If a customer has diarrhea? "I give them Cipro," she says. Gonorrhea? "Usually Cipro." Pneumonia? "I think we have something even stronger than Cipro," Cherry says. "But they'd better see a ...

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  19. Study: Antibiotic-resistant genes are widespread in natureRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... that cause pneumonia are now less susceptible to penicillin. In dozens of countries, the last-resort treatment for gonorrhea is losing its punch.

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  20. Antibiotic-resistant genes are widespread in natureRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... that cause pneumonia are now less susceptible to penicillin. In dozens of countries, the last-resort treatment for gonorrhea is losing its punch. Meanwhile, few new antibiotics are in the development pipeline. Despite the prevalence of ...

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